Time to Thrill

“For me, time, timing and timelessness are vital components of photography,” says Daniel Ronnback, and nowhere is that truer than with his recent project centring on Norway’s Lofoten Islands. The adventure shoot saw Daniel scaling some of the archipelago’s most vertiginous peaks in both summer and winter conditions, meaning he was really aware of the distinct changes in landscape.

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Time to Thrill
by Daniel Ronnback

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The most creative adventure- and actionsports imagery from 2020

The Red Bull Illume Special Image Quest showcases all the mindblowing creativity that’s coming out on Instagram in 2020. Completely unseen ideas have come to life over these past few weeks.

Creators could enter their still or moving content into the Throwback, Homework and Unseen categories. In addition to these, was the Storytale category, the first dedicated to creative use of Instagram Stories.

Check out the category and overall winners and explore their stunning imagery!

Overall Winner Image and Category Winner, Throwback: Florian Breitenberger
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Category Winner, Homework – Image: Diana Oros
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Category Winner, Unseen – Image: Germain Favre Felix
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Category Winner, Unseen – Moving Image: Victor Haegelin
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The most creative adventure- and actionsports imagery from 2020
more at Red Bull Illume Special Image Quest

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Cross Country

More journal than magazine, Cross Country aims to keep flyers fuelled with inspiration and information. Founded in 1988, and read in over 75 countries, Cross Country is respected as independent and authoritative. Ten issues are published each year alongside an annual Travel Guide. Cross Country also publishes best-selling technique books.

Photo: Wessel du Plooy
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Photo: PWCA
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Photo: Nicolas Cochet
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Photo: Peter Loncar
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Photo: Andy Busslinger
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Cross Country
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Mountain Photography Masterpieces

Ever since humankind could stand, there has been a desire to conquer mountains. Their sheer majesty, not to mention their individual characters and microclimates, provide endless fodder for the adventurous photographer. Here are some superb mountainscapes to get your creative juices flowing.

Mount Trump by Torsten Richertz
Sony A7R, FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS at 33mm, 20 seconds at f/11, ISO 100
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Stormy Patagonia by MayMah
Nikon D800E, 30mm, 1/15sec at f/11, ISO 200
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First light by Christine Jacobson
Nikon D750, 24-70mm f/2.8 at 65mm, 30 seconds at f/22, ISO 100
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Karst sunrise by Cedar K
Canon EOS 5D Mark III, TS-E24mm f/3.5L II, 1/60sec at f/10, ISO 100
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El Capitan, Yosemite National Park by Dzung Tran
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Mountain Photography Masterpieces
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They are our playgrounds, and our providers…

We spend our lives seeking them out, and sometimes, never leave…
Home to other worlds, above and below, they are filled with risk, discomfort and consequence…
But also, joy, opportunity and celebration…
And ultimately, immeasurable reward.
Issue 31 explores the pleasures and perils of islands around the world, and is on sale now (and makes the perfect Christmas gift for the surfer in your life…).
Inside, you’ll find 164 pages of untold island-inspired stories centered around surf, travel, adventure and creativity, accompanied by incredible photography.

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The Pleasures & Perils of Islands | A Special Edition
White Horses is a beautifully crafted quarterly publication about surf, ocean, creativity and adventure, delivering a worthy alternative to existing surf mags.

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